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Girl, 10, Becomes One of the Youngest Bharatnatyam Arangetram Performers

While children her age largely remain glued to electronic gadgets, watch cartoon films or are burdened with school assignments and tuition, Manaswi, 10, chased her passion. The young girl's passion ...

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30 Minor Girls Oppose Lewd Graffiti in Bihar School, Thrashed

Thirty minor girls of a school in Bihar's Supaul district were beaten up by a mob after they protested against lewd comments on a wall allegedly written by boys of a neighbouring school, police said S ...

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Sellers at the red light: Whose children are they anyway?

Manoj watches cynically from the sidelines of a street in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar as five-year-old Shahrukh Kasim peddles pens and his elder sister begs for alms at the red light. Keeping an eye o ...

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Out of the helicopter and into the wild

Free-range parenting is the concept of raising children in the spirit of encouraging them to function independently and with limited parental supervision, in accordance of their age of development and ...

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India faces an 'enormous challenge' of supporting its younger population: UNICEF

India which is home to the largest number of adolescents in the world has an "incredible advantage" but also faces an "enormous challenge" of supporting its younger population, UNICEF Executive Direct ...

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Media violence, family conflict ups aggressive behaviours in teens

Teenagers exposed to violence on TV and high levels of household conflict are at risk of engaging in aggressive behaviours, according to scientists including one of Indian origin. Especially prone to ...

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UK govt formulating guidelines to curb children's social media use

The British government is drawing up guidelines to limit the number of hours children spend online on social media sites and apps, authorities announced Sunday. UK health secretary Matt Hancock said h ...

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Meet the unschoolers

To the average person, the unschooling life poses a series of red flags - no lessons, no rules, no handy reward-punishment system. But these parents claim that the most important prerequisite for unsc ...

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A School Teacher who treks kilometers to teach for 16 years

Every now and then, we come across a teacher who goes beyond the call of duty for their students. 'Inspiring Stories' is a series, honouring the teachers who go the extra mile to understand their stud ...

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Children be given option to exit from Aadhaar on attaining majority

The Supreme Court Wednesday held that the consent of parents was needed for enrolment of children to obtain Aadhaar, but they should be given an option to exit from the project if they choose on attai ...